Collab Chats

Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion

The Temple University Collaborative's chats on research coming from the field of community inclusion for people with mental illnesses. The Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion

is a research an training center dedicated to the full and meaningful community participation of individuals with serious mental illnesses. Funded by NIDILRR.

All Episodes

In our latest episode of Collab Chats, Kyra Baker talks with Miranda Spencer, a Staff Editor at the webzine Mad in America, about her recent article Voting While “Mentally Ill”: A Legacy of Discrimination. 

Oct 2020

25 min 30 sec

In episode 5 of Collab Chats, we had Dr. Gretchen Snethen back on the podcast to tell us about one of her recent studies, Welcoming Spaces.  Kyra sat down with Gretchen to talk about creating the study, what types of places participants identified as welcoming, and the importance of creating spaces that are welcoming for all. Credits: This episode is hosted by Kyra Baker and produced and edited by Sydney Taylor. The music in this episode was found at http://filmmusic.io, and the song is “Wholesome” by Kevin Macleod (https://incompetech.com), License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Nov 2019

21 min 29 sec

In this podcast, Collab member Kyra Baker and intern Tiger Russell-Yeh talk about navigating college while living with serious mental illnesses. They also discuss Kyra's experiences working as a Supported Education Specialist in the Collaborative's Campus-Oriented Supported Education Study, and some tips for helping students succeed in their educational endeavors! Our guest host this podcast was Tiger Russell-Yeh, a student at the University of Michigan and intern of the Collaborative. Our guest this time was Kyra Baker, the regular host of the show! Our editor and producer is Sydney Taylor. For more information about the Collaborative visit: http://www.tucollaborative.org/

Oct 2019

34 min 2 sec

Dr. Gretchen Snethen and Mr. Brandon Snead discuss a recent bike program they conducted. The Temple University Collaborative recently led four bike pilot programs for consumers of mental healthcare services in Philadelphia. Providers, consumers, bikeshare representatives, and bike advocacy groups worked with us to develop and run groups. Everyone seemed as excited as us throughout the process.

Jul 2019

23 min 56 sec

In March of 2019, we sat down with Dr. Judith Cook, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Director of the Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy, to talk about one of her recent publications, "Mental Health Self-Directed Care Financing: Efficacy in Improving Outcomes and Controlling Costs for Adults with Serious Mental Illness." To learn more, or read the full transcription of the podcast visit www.tucollaborative.org.  Funding for the project was provided by the Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), music provided by Fredji (https://soundcloud.com/fredjimusic/fredji-happy-life-original-mix).

Apr 2019

22 min 36 sec

In September of 2018, we sat down with Dr. Mark Salzer, founder and director of the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion to talk about community inclusion for individuals with serious mental illnesses, the center's work, and the future of community inclusion.  To learn more, or read the full transcription of the podcast visit www.tucollaborative.org.  Funding for the project was provided by the Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), music provided by Fredji (https://soundcloud.com/fredjimusic/fredji-happy-life-original-mix).

Oct 2018

44 min 26 sec